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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 29, 1954, Winona, Minnesota Quite Cold Snow, Warmer Tuesday Sell Unneeded Items With Want Ads NINETY-EIGHTH YEAR. NO. 108 SIX CENTS PER COPY WINONA, MINNESOTA, MONDAY EVENING, MARCH 29, 1954 SIXTEEN PAGES Mondovi, Rushford Crashes Kill 2 5 Flee St. Paul Jail; Roadblocks Set Up Flames Ripped Through the British troop ship Empire Wind- rush after a mysterious explosion recked the transport as it sailed through the Mediterranean Sunday. Four crewmen died in the ex- plosion and 18 persons were injured in the rescue. (UP Telephoto.) on Burning Transport Rescued ALGIERS, Algeria W Fifteen hundred Britons were safe ashore here today after being whisked from a burning troop ship in one of the greatest sea rescues of his- ean early yesterday. The flaming Egypt Military Regime Kept Despite Naguib Announcement Cancels Promised Constituent Assembly Elections CAIRO, Egypt mili- tary government announced to- night that all previous decisions to conduct constituent assembly elec- jons and abolish the ruling revolu- tion council in July have been can- f fma 1 second car was ST.' PAUL, Minn. were set up in Minnesota and nearby Wisconsin today as high- way patrolmen and sheriff's offi- cers sought five prisoners who fled the Ramsey County Jail here after overpowering two jailers. swered the description of one of the escapees. A car stolen from a St. Paul man shortly after the break still was being sought. It was described as a 1951 four-door Plymouth se- _ I dan, medium green color, with Late yesterday police received a Minnesota license number 358-915. report that the car taken by the escapees had' been seen a few miles north of here. However, search failed to locate it. directed to nearby Woodville, Wis. after a car stolen in St. Paul at p.m. Sunday wa-s found abandoned out- j j ,t, stolen from the tavern grounds. A man who entered the tavern about The announcement, which assur- j the time the car disappeared an- ed continuation of Egypt's mili- tary regime despite the opposition of President Mohammed Naguib, came after two days of heated con- flict in the cabinet and Revolu- tionary Council while Cairo surged with anti-Naguib demonstrators, In stead of a constituent assem- bly previously promised by the revolution council, it was decided to establish an appointed "nation- al Advisory Council" in which vari- Officers said the five men were considered dangerous. One of them, Marl Russell Jar- vis, 29, Richmond, Ind., was to Mondovi Man Fatally Hurt On Highway 10 Inquest Considered In Traffic Death Of Frank I. Bauer MONDOVI, Wis. Mondovi area farmer died Satur- day at 1 p.m. at an Eau Claire bos- Rochester Child Drowns In Cess Pool ROCHESTER, Minn. A Ro- chester area man made an emer- gency cover of boards and earth for a caved-in cess pool in his yard not knowing the body of his 5-year- old grandson was at the bottom of the pit. The boy was Leon Orville Kirk- son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl iCirkham. The accident occurred Saturday. Leon was found in 18 inches of water in the cesspool vis, ai, jucnmona, ma., was 10 nt u., mcnes 01 waier ui me ceaspuuj stand trial shortly on a charge of pltal of m-lunes suffered 12 hours when the cave-in was uncovered robbing the First National Bank of earlier when his car was struck Cannon Falls, Minn., of He I broadside on Highway 10 1% miles also was accused with a Bondur- j east of here as he reportedly back- ant. Iowa, bank robbery and a (Continued on Page 14, Column 2} FIVE FLEE Sen. Young Attacks Flexible Farm Plan By JACK BELL WASHINGTON Young (R-ND) predicted today that "There won't be a single Republican or Democrat elected to Congress from the Midwest next November who stands for flexible farm price ous organizations and professions supports." would be represented. _ I Young, a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, said in an Tanks in Cairo interview if Republicans want to sell a farm program to the voters, This development came shortly they had better get behind his after the army rushed tanks and [proposal to retain rigid price sup- teel-helmeted troops into Cairo to preserve order after demonstrators top- Four crewmen were the only the scene and plucked the survi- i_ li f -LL 1. I i Viui-i, uviiivuoLiaLUia hulk of the vessel was attacked and beat Egypt's chief left adrift, a total loss. Four Rescue Four rescue ships that sped- to fatalities. The them 277 women and children and 17 invalid and quickly aban- doned the fiercely blazing British transport Empire Windrush 20 jpiles offshore in the Mediterran- TODAY vors from the sea and from life- boats brought them to Algiers yes- terday. They found shelter last night with private families and at military bases. Three men and one officer were killed in the engineroom explosion that rocked ihe vessel and set it ablaze. The cause of the blast remained a mystery. Some Algerian newspa- pers quoted the Empire Wind- rush's skipper, Capt. W. Wilson, as saying, "The possibility of sab- otage was not excluded." This re- mark could not be directly con- firmed, however. Through Suez Speculation on a possible bomb- ing arose because the ship had just come through the Suez Canal, where Egyptian-British tension is high. The big blue and white troop carrier was homeward bound from Kure, Japan, to Southampton, En- sition period. Lt. Col. Abdel Gamal Nasser, apparently back in power as the undisputed boss of the regime, j Young said. McCarthy Trying for Agreement By JOSEPH STEWART ALSOP WASHINGTON There is no longer any doubt about it. Sen. Jo- seph R. McCarthy is ?n very bad trouble indeed. Moreover, he knows it. McCarthy and his partisans ___ ___., _____ _. ____ are now making desperate efforts j Aboard were about 250 crewmen eral hundred anti-Naguib demon- to negotiate some sort of deal passengers soldiers, strators smashed their way into justice. An army officer told newsmen the justice, Abdel Razak Sanhouri, had drawn .a pistol and killed two demonstrators, but a photographer who arrived during the attack said twb were wounded and no one was killed. A council spokesman said the revolution, council would remain in power "until the end of the tran- sition for January 1956. The spokesman said that all decisions announced by the coun- cil on March 5 and March 25 are ports on major field crops at SO per cent of parity. President Eisenhower has advo- cated flexible supports ranging from 75 to' 90 per cent but Young said he is convinced that the farm- ers themselves don't want such a program. If what he believes is true, the North Dakota senator said, he would have to take issue with Mid- western Republican leaders who came to the .conclusion at a meet- ing in Omaha, Neb., that "if we can get out the farm vote we will win the congressional elections." "The congressional elections are Storm Rolls Back Spring Eight Inches of Snow at Des Moines By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ed the car out of a farmer's drive- way. Dead is Frank I. Bauer, 56, Mon- dovi Rt. 1. Treated at the scene of the accident for superficial scalp and leg cuts was Duane Semingson, 21, Eleva, driver of the second car. Both men were riding alone. There were no witnesses. Semingson told investigating au- thorities he was driving east toward Eleva about 1 a.m. when Bauer's automobile "suddenly appeared right in my lane of traffic." Rolls 180 Feet The Semingson car plowed into the rear of the driver's side of the Bauer automobile, throwing Bauer clear. Semingson's car rolled down the highway 180 feet and came to rest against a steel telephone pole in a ditch on the south side of the road. Both cars were demolished in the impact. Bauer was found lying on the highway. Suffering critical head in- juries, he was taken by ambulance to Gillette Hospital, Mondovi, He during a search. He apparently had drowned. R THF awviATPn to Hospital, Mondovi, He Wisconsin weekly newspapers, to- A vast tide of arctic air smeid was transferred to Lutheran Hos-i day began the task of getting out eastward and southward todav Pital> Eau Claire' at once' One -eVery the trk Semingson crawled from his state's eligible voters to _sign peti- Rochester Girl Dies in Mishap Near Rushford Skull Fractured As Head Hits Rock Off Highway 30 RUSHFORD, Minn. Miss Dorothy Ekblad, a 21-year- old Mayo Clinic laboratory techni- cian, became Fillmore County's fifth traffic fatality of 1954 when I she was killed instantly as' the car Leon had been seen playing in jj, she was riding left High- the yard of his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Cleo Kirkham, who live in a cabin court four miles south of Rochester. Leon's parents live four houses away. An aunt, Mrs. Carl Kirkham noticed a cess pool in the grand- parents' yard had caved in. Kirk- ham cut planks and cover- ed the hole, placing dirt on top of the planks. When Leon hadn't re- turned home by 5 p.m. a search was started and the cess pool was later uncovered. Dr. T. 0. Weliner, Olmsted County coroner, said no inquest will be held. Circulation of 'Joe Must Go' Petitions Begun By ARTHUR BYSTROM SAUK CITY, Wis. "Joe Must Go" Club, spearheaded by eight editors and writers from Wisconsin weekly newspapers, to- canceled until the end of the tran-1 going to be settled on the basis of individual districts, so far as the House members are concerned, and on a state basis for told newsmen censorship would be "Each man is going to have to season re-core reimposed on all Egyptian news- i stand on his record and there may Great Fails and 2 above papers but that outgoing press De no national trend." rolling back spring in northern United States after dumping heavy snowfall and subzero temperatures on Montana Sunday. The concentrated chill plummet- ed Montana temperatures Sunday to 19 degrees below zero at Cut Bank, to season records of -7 at at Helena. Snowfall ranged from light to smashed car and walked to the tions aimed at the recall of Sen. Worden Stringer farm home and McCarthy called the Buffalo County sher- iff's office at Alma and an am- bulance from Mondovi. Deputy Sheriff Philo Englesby, Mondovi, was summoned to the scene of the crash with Norbert Wiess, Mondovi policeman. Also investigating were cables would not be censored. Tanks and troops took stations at strategic squares Cairo and around the American and British by order of Maj. Gee. Abdel Hakim Amer, ar- my commander in chief and mem up guard I However, Young's views appar- heavier faU in the Des Moines area j county luares by some of I drifting in some places. A thick Stohr, t ms Minwpfitpm nrmpflpnps j_.-__. .-i. gland. She had stopped at Hong hex of the council. Kong, Singapore, Colombo, Aden and Port Said. Army Moves In The army moved in after -sev- order to head off the forthcomingjsailors and airmen, with 277 wom- en and children dependents. Seven- teen hospitalized soldiers were among those saved without mis- hap. hearings on McCarthy's battle with the Army. Last week, for example, Richard Berlin, a powerful executive in the Hearst newspaper chain, came i A British aircraft carrier and to Washington on a special mis sion. Berlin is one of the origina McCarthy backers, and he spon sored Roy Cohn as counsel of th McCarthy Committee. At a care fully pre-arranged dinner party Berlin and McCarthy were brough together with Brig. Gen. A. J Drexel Biddle, who is close to both Gen. Matthew Ridg way and Secretary of the Arm> Robert Stevens. The pitch was made over the brandy and cigars. Surely, Berlin said, some reasonable way out o. the mess could be found. Perhaps both Cohn and Army Counsel John Adams could be fired, and the mat- ter then dropped. Or perhaps an arbitrator of national stature could be found, to adjudicate the whole matter privately. McCarthy said that this would be "O.K. witr him." But Biddle, apparently, did not rise to the fly. Compromises Fail Other attempts to work out a deal have also failed so far but they still go on. Since the Berlin visit, there have been hints that Cohn might be fired, and that Mc- Carthy would not even insist that the Army fire Adams in exchange, if only the whole affair could be buried. There have also been not very veiled threats to the effect that there is plenty of material in the McCarthy file? to ruin certain highly placed Defense Department officials, if the Administration "re- ally wants to play rough." At the same time, an attempt to divorce McCarthy completely from the whole affair is also go- ing forward. McCarthy himself al- ways refers to the "Conn-Adams and airily implies that he has nothing to do with this minor mixup. lie says that he has "noth- ing against Bob Stevens or anyone else in the the whole business is just trouble- making by "left-wingers." This line is being dutifully parrottetf by all those who still find it the bet- ter part of wisdom to sing what- (Continued on Page 2, Column 1) ALSO PS two destroyers sailed toward Al- giers today to bring the survivors home to England. Capt. Wilson said that moments after the blast on the Empire Windrush, flames spread out of control, and choking, acrid smoke billowed through the ship. It was (Continued on Page 14, Column 1) TRANSPORT the guard room of the State Coun- cil supreme court and attacked Abdel Razzak Sanhouri, chairman of the state council and Egypt's top judge, An army officer emerged from Naguib's house later and told newsmen Sanhouri fired with a re- volver into the attacking crowd, killing two and wounding two oth- ers. Other reports said only two were wounded and no one killed. Naguib collapsed unconscious to- day at Almaza Military Airport, but aides announced three hours later he was "weak but recover- ing." his Midwestern colleagues. j screen of wind-driven flakes hit Sen. Ferguson of Michigan, i Chicago this morning. Tie storm chairman of the GOP Policy Com-! sent snow across northern and cen- mittee, said yesterday that his I tral Illinois. mail indicates Michigan farmer favor the administration plan 2-: Secretary of Agriculture Benso said yesterday he thinks the pro gram he and the President advo cate is gaining approval of farm ers generally and of Congress. H said that if Congress passes a bil .to continue the present high rigi supports, he thinks Eisenhowe would veto it "in the interest o the farmer and of the country." Benson also denied that hj plan, any revision in his directive low ering price supports on dairy pro ducts from '90 to 75 per cent o parity effective Thursday. Sen. Me Carthy (R-Wis) had said Fridaj that "some people" in the Agri culture Department assured him they expected -some last-minute about 8 inches in Iowa, with -L. Zeichert, Buffalo City, i traffic Ogicer, and H. G, Alma, county coroner. Planning Inquest Buffalo County Sheriff Glen A. Davis said this morning there will "no doubt" be a coroner's inquest into the death. He .said no charges have been made in the crash and said any action by his office will Born of and enveloped in the belated great wave of winter were such snowfalls as 10 inches at Billings, 7 at Lewstown, 6 at Great Falls, and 4 at Cut Bank, Broadus, Helena and Miles in Montana; lesser falls across the northern Great Plaines into the Great Lakes region, and such The club was formed at a meet- ing called here Sunday by Leroy Gore, editor of a local weekly news- paper, that drew about 500 persons to a smoke-filled ballroom. It was a comparatively quiet and orderly meeting with representatives, ac- cording to its sponsors, from 43 of the state's 71 counties in attend- ance. They were Democrats, Repub- licans and independent voters. At the meeting's conclusion a steering committee of 20 persons was chosen who were given the task started by Gore of spreading petitions throughout the state. These must .bear about sig- way 30 four miles west of hert about p.m. Saturday. The total 1953 toU was four.- Miss Ekblad was a passenger in a 1939 model car driven by Misi Harriet A. Peterson, 20, also em- ployed at the clinic in Rochester. Her mother, Mrs. Evan Ekblad, lives at Red Wing. They were en route to the Carl Sorum farm to visit Miss Betty Sorum, but went past the farm driveway and a short distance be- yond drove onto the shoulder of the road on a left curve. Fillmore County Sheriff Donald Cook said the right rear tire wai apparently punctured by a sharp rock and Miss Peterson lost con- trol of the vehicle. The right front door opened and Miss Ekblad either jumped or fell from the vehicle striking her head on a rock, the sheriff said. She died instantly of a fractured skull. The car did not tip over and came to rest nosed into a bank near the shallow ditch beside road. Miss Peterson was not injured in the mishap, but damage to car was estimated at Sheriff Cook and Dr. J. P. Heb- ring, Fillmore County coroner, were called to investigate tht accident. No inquest will be held. The body was taken to Jensen Funeral Home here and' later to the Edstrom Funeral Home at Red Wing. Israel Charged With Attack on Jordan Villages JERUSALEM, Jordan Section. UB --------------_, T_r IT w Uai-J OcCLJUK url depend upon the outcome of the natures before any recall move can _A Jordan spokesman charged to- coroner's inquest Members of the be the'secretaryof I day that Israel had launched an jury would be recruited from the state. As the state has about Mondovi area. Dis. Atty. Robert 1000 eligible voters about one out of organized attack at midnight on a Jordan village two miles west of L, Smith has been in Milwaukee j every five has to sign to get the re- Bethlehem. First reports said nine fhn anH ic ovnoptfcrl inilirprf TTvpn ff f hp mrtifo TC A_t. ...__ i _ j _. .._ over the weekend and is expected j quired number. Even if the move is spectacular temperature changes t back late today. j successful there are several other as southwestern Kansas' 15-degreel Officials said Bauer was backing [possible barriers to any recall ac- drop in 15 76 to 61.1 out of the Stringer driveway on the i tion of the. controversial senator Kicked up at its leading edge, where the cold wave collided with warm currents from the Gulf of Mexico, were a towering Arab troops were killed and 16 wounded. The spokesman, Maj. Moham- med Izhaq, senior Jordan military north side of Highway 10 when the who has gained the nation's atten-1 delegate to the U, N. Mixed Ar- mishap occurred. They conjectured tion through his hunt for Commun- that Bauer may have been turning j ists in government and his rift with his car around. She Army. foot-high duststorm in southwest-! Sheriff Davis said, "We aren't) Several 'governmental leaders, era Kansas and southeastern Col- i sure what direction Bauer was j both federal and stats, have ex- orado; a small tornado that struck Anderson, Ind.; thundershowers with some hail in the Ohio Valley, and scattered showers through eastern Nebraska, Iowa and north ern Missouri. Southwest N.D. Has Record Reading BISMARCK, N.D. ffl The low- est temperatures ever recorded this time of year in southwestern were chalked up NTorth early today. Meteorologist F. J. Bavendick of the Bismarck Weather Bureau aid minimums included 13 below at Dickinson and Mott and 10 be- ow at Beach, record low marks ,t those places for this date. WEATHER FEDERAL FORECAST Winona and Vicinity Partly around, and we don't know wha direction he intended to go. "But we took measurements and found that the rear end of Bauer's car was across the center line 2 feet 9 inches in- to Semingson's lane of traffic." The sheriff added, "We don know, either, what Bauer was do ing put on Highway 10 at that tim of night. The scene of the acciden is 1% miles east of Mondovi, bu Bauer lives on a county road threi miles north of Mondovi." Davis said he expects to question Semingson "in detail" late today. Born in Town of Lima Bauer was born March 8, 1898 in the Town of Lima, Pepin Coun ty. He farmed there until 1S34 when the family moved to the Mondov area farm. He, married the former Pauline Bauer Aug. 13, 1918, in the rural community of Lima. Survivors besides Mrs. Bauer in- clude five daughters, Mrs. Ray- mond Becker, Mondovi; Mrs. Lor- loudy and quite cold tonight, j en Wright, Eau Claire; Mrs. Ray- traveling before he started to turn pressed the belief that the recall Jostly cloudy Tuesday with oc- asional snow in the afternoon or vening. Not quite so cold. Low onight 15, high Tuesday afternoon LOCAL WEATHER mond McManimon, Milwaukee; Mrs. Arlene Haefner, Mondovi, and Miss Arvilla Bauer, at home; six sons, La Verne, Lawrence, Hubart and Melvin, all' Mondovi; Eu- gene, Janesville, and Merlin, at Official observations for the 24 I home, and six sisters, Mrs. Oscar ours ending at 12 m. Sunday: Becker and Mrs. Frank Anibas, Maximum, 49; minimum, noon, 32; precipitation, trace. 29; Survivors From The British Troop Ship Empire Windrush were packed aboard the Dutch ship Mentor after they were rescued from the waters of the Mediterranean Sunday. Over men, women and children were saved in the greatest sea rescue of modern times. (UP Telephoto) Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 33; 16; noon, 27; precipitation, trace; sun sets tonight at sun rises to- morrow at AIRPORT WEATHER (No. Central Observations) Max. temp. 25 at p.m. Sun- day. Low 17 degrees at a.m. today. Noon 23, thin broken layer of clouds at feet, visibility 15 miles plus, wind calm, barometer 30.11 steady and humidity 47 per cent. both of Mondovi; Mr-s. Henry Bau- er and Mrs. Ignatz Roller, both of Durand; Mrs. William Biesterveldc, Rock Falls, and Mrs. William For- ster, Durand. Funeral services 'will be held Tuesday at a.m. at the Sacred .Heart Catholic Church, Mondovi, the Rev. Stanley Andrejewski of- ficiating. Burial will be in Holy Rosary Cemetery, Lima, The Rosary will be said tonight at o'clock at Colby-Hemer Funeral Home. Friends may call at the funeral home this afternoon and evening and'Tuesday until the time of services. mistice Commission, said the Is- raelis also demolished some houses then withdrew to Israel after an hour. Izhaq said the attack was made ,on the village of Nahalin in the be outlawed by a federal section of Palestine occupied by 'Jordan since the 1948 war with constitutional provision that Con- gress shall be the sole judge of its members. In the event the present move is carried to completion with the re- quired signatures obtained and held valid, a special election would be called for at which Sen. McCarthy's name would go on the ballot along with any' others who qualified to run through filing of nomination papers. It would be a sudden death election, with the man with the highest total winning. The many sides of the situation were explained to the crowd by Gore and by the acting chairman of the meeting, Ivan Nestigen, Mad- Israel. He said the Jordanian casualties included 6 National Guardsmen and 3 Arab Legionnaires killed, and 12 National Guardsmen and 4 Arab Legionnaires wounded. The reported attack raised the threat of sharp Arab retaliation against Israel. Representatives of the seven Arab states said in Washington last week after a con- ference with U. S. Secretary of State Dulles that an aggression by Israel against any one of the Arab nations would be regarded as an attack "upon them all." Relations between Israel and her ison Democrat and city councilman. Arab neighbor to the east have Also explained was the need for grown progressively worse since _ ..some 53 Arabs were killed in an on Page 14, Column 2) Israeli raid on tte Jordan border MCCARTHY village of Kibya last October. Two University of Wisconsin students, Dick Schickel, left, from Milwaukee, and Stan Zuckemau, from Brooklyn, N. Y., expressed their sentiment for Sen.- McCarthy with "JOE MUST GO" signs, at the mass meeting Sunday, in Sauk City, Wis. Telephoto) ;